Monthly Archives: May 2016

Expenditure of over £315,000 only £56.34 is used to support foster carers

Foster Carers and Discretionary Housing Payments  Northampton housing campaigner Norman Adams questions if Northampton Borough Council is fully supporting the work of foster carers?  Some research into the use of Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP’s) Mr Adams finds that with expenditure … Continue reading

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228 empty properties in the council housing stock

Northampton Partnership Homes… Performance report for April records 228 empty properties in the council housing stock1 APR 2016 performance data YTD

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Bedroom Tax still hitting 939 households in Northampton

Bedroom Tax still hitting 939 households in Northampton with a reduction of £16.62 Latest government reports published on 18 May 2016 show the following: Spare Room Subsidy Reduction (Bedroom Tax) In February 2016 … In Northampton 939 are effected with … Continue reading

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Council flats now being let at £101.95 per week

  Northampton Partnership Homes write: We can confirm that the total cost per week for a new letting at Dover Court is £101.95, this however is NOT the weekly rent. Allow us to explain……………   This cost is made up … Continue reading

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Northampton % of Households renting

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Homechoice my arse

Homechoice my arse   Northampton Borough Council and Housing Associations in the area publishes a list of available social properties for people on the housing waiting list to bid from…  There are currently over 4.000 households on Northampton’s Housing Register. … Continue reading

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Knock Down price £159,750

Northampton Borough Council have bought two properties at Little Cross Street so they can knock them down Two one bed flats have been bought back from the Leaseholders at a cost of £159,750

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